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Episode 123. Love Bites: The Hunger (1983) and Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

In this episode Andrea and Alex delve into some truly long-term relationships and their lasting implications. From ageless vampires to hipster gentrification, sometimes loving someone “forever and ever” isn’t as fun as it seems. 


The Hunger. Dir. Tony Scott, 1983. 
Only Lovers Left Alive. Dir. Jim Jarmusch, 2013. 


Not All Fangs are Phallic. James Craig Holte’s investigation of the female vampire film. 
Why hipsters could be seen as modern-day colonisers. The article by Melissa Tandiwe Myambo on the political and cultural effects of gentrification. 
Rising costs and gentrification force locals out of Detroit’s downtown and Midtown. Detroit Metro Time’s piece on seniors being forced out of their subsidized housing due to market inflation. 
Contemporary myths on boredom. An emergent field of study about when people feel out of sync with the present.


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